Sunday, 9 October 2011
would be an energetic job to withdraw coins from them, either surreptitiously or intentionally. The rings holding the coins in place at either end of the stocking had to be moved from one end to the other so that coins could be fished out from an opening in the middle section of the tube. Sometimes they were called sovereign purses.
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